Classes and Clubs at Calico Gals

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Class and Club Calendar

Mar
28
Tue
Lucky Penny Wool Club
Mar 28 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Small wool project
Hostess: Melonie Unger

Join the club that combines your love of wool appliqué and embroidery! This year, club members will join Melonie and work on wool UFO’s. In addition, new projects will be featured from two beautiful books: Christmas Gatherings and Savor The Seasons.

Lucky Penny Wool Club
Mar 28 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Small wool project
Hostess: Melonie Unger

Join the club that combines your love of wool appliqué and embroidery! This year, club members will join Melonie and work on wool UFO’s. In addition, new projects will be featured from two beautiful books: Christmas Gatherings and Savor The Seasons.

Apr
3
Mon
Begin at the Beginning
Apr 3 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Sewing notions including measuring rape, thread, rotary cutter

Instructor: Nina Dukette
3 Class sessions
Class 1: Monday, April 3
Class 2: Monday, April 10
Class 3: Tuesday, April 18
New to quilting? Or, just looking for a powerful refresher? Nina teaches the tips and techniques that you’ll need to begin your next project. In three sessions, become familiar with the basic steps of quilt construction, accurate rotary cutting, machine piecing, basting, machine quilting and binding while making a decorative table topper. Class includes discussion of fabric choice and preparation, threads, needles and much more.

Apr
6
Thu
Mel’s Minis: Double Bear Paw
Apr 6 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Quilt miniature in gold and brown

Instructor: Melonie Unger

If you have ever tried (or wanted to try) tiny piecing for quilt miniatures, this is the class for you. Learn Melonie’s tips and hints that make it easy. You will love how satisfying the precision can be. The finished quilt measures 12 1/2″ x 12 1/2″ and is just plain adorable!

Mel’s Minis: Double Bear Paw
Apr 6 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Quilt miniature in gold and brown

Instructor: Melonie Unger

If you have ever tried (or wanted to try) tiny piecing for quilt miniatures, this is the class for you. Learn Melonie’s tips and hints that make it easy. You will love how satisfying the precision can be. The finished quilt measures 12 1/2″ x 12 1/2″ and is just plain adorable!

Apr
10
Mon
Begin at the Beginning
Apr 10 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Sewing notions including measuring rape, thread, rotary cutter

Instructor: Nina Dukette
3 Class sessions
Class 1: Monday, April 3
Class 2: Monday, April 10
Class 3: Tuesday, April 18
New to quilting? Or, just looking for a powerful refresher? Nina teaches the tips and techniques that you’ll need to begin your next project. In three sessions, become familiar with the basic steps of quilt construction, accurate rotary cutting, machine piecing, basting, machine quilting and binding while making a decorative table topper. Class includes discussion of fabric choice and preparation, threads, needles and much more.

Apr
15
Sat
Fidget Quilt
Apr 15 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Image of fidget quilt with different items for fidgeting

Instructor: Candy Tucker

Fidget quilts are small lap quilts made to entertain or calm people of any age who suffer with dementia, autism, blindness, and sensory issues. And… they are even lots of fun for everyone else! Fidget quilts contain fun “feely” fabrics and small items to fiddle with. Create a fidget quilt personalized for the person for whom you are making it. Go home with lots of ideas for making more fidget quilts. Class fee includes pattern, an assortment of “fidget” items to attach to your quilt and a selection of textured fabrics. Bring your own textured fabrics to swap with the group!

Apr
18
Tue
Begin at the Beginning
Apr 18 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Sewing notions including measuring rape, thread, rotary cutter

Instructor: Nina Dukette
3 Class sessions
Class 1: Monday, April 3
Class 2: Monday, April 10
Class 3: Tuesday, April 18
New to quilting? Or, just looking for a powerful refresher? Nina teaches the tips and techniques that you’ll need to begin your next project. In three sessions, become familiar with the basic steps of quilt construction, accurate rotary cutting, machine piecing, basting, machine quilting and binding while making a decorative table topper. Class includes discussion of fabric choice and preparation, threads, needles and much more.

Apr
19
Wed
AccuQuilt GO Club
Apr 19 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Happy Janet with the Accuquilt Go at Calico Gals

Hostesses: Marcia Evans, Lynn Schatnz, and Peggy Bass
If you own a GO cutting system or would just like to try it, join the club and learn a new project each month. Learn about the different options and ideas, receive fabric bonuses and die discounts. Have fun with GO BOMs and GO swaps!

Apr
25
Tue
Lucky Penny Wool Club
Apr 25 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Small wool project
Hostess: Melonie Unger

Join the club that combines your love of wool appliqué and embroidery! This year, club members will join Melonie and work on wool UFO’s. In addition, new projects will be featured from two beautiful books: Christmas Gatherings and Savor The Seasons.

BOMs & Swaps

QUILTmania 2017 Mystery Quilt

Calico Gals is one of only four shops in the United States honored to offer the QUILTmania 2017 Mystery quilt. Begins shipping in February.

  • Quilt pattern by Michelle Yeo
  • Fabrics from the Torrington Place Collection by Penny Rose for Riley Blake Designs
  • $99.95 plus shipping and handling include first and last months
  • $49.95 per month plus shipping and handling
  • Mystery patterns will be available in the bi-monthly QUILTmania magazine

Flying South quilt

Flying South BOM
Play along February through June. Just $7.50 per month includes:

  • 5 months
  • 8 Chubby 16ths of exclusive new batik prints
  • Choose your favorites each month
  • Directions for the Flying South block
  • Quarterly Sew-In day
  • Months 2–5 include an alternate block pattern using the same shapes
  • $15 ($40 for precut version) registration fee covers your first and last month

Journeys End quilt

Journey’s End BOM

  • 6 months
  • Build your houses in the first 5 months; create the scrappy border in the 6th
  • Generous 66-1/2″ x 66-1/2″ quilt
  • $32 per month includes patterns, fabrics, and binding
  • $64 registration fee includes first and last months

U Swappin quilt

U Swappin’?

  • 8 easy blocks a month for 6 months
  • Bring them in by the 1st and Lynn will swap them out for pick up on the 15th
  • First blocks due February 1st
  • $15 for the entire 6 months, includes pattern
  • Double swap or both swaps for $25
  • Batiks: Any bright jewel tones for color and cream batik for background
  • Cottage: Any bright small print for color and white-on-white background (no cream please)

Bird Walk block of the month quilt

Bird Walk BOM
Hostess: Christy Blume
Includes:

  • 12 months
  • Detailed pattern
  • Batik fabric for quilt top
  • Pick up or mail order
  • Quarterly Sew-In day
  • $25 per month
  • $50 registration fee covers first and last months of the club

Star Spangled Liberty block of the month quilt

Star Spangled Liberty
Hostess: Jen Cantrell
Includes:

  • 9 months
  • Detailed pattern
  • Fabric for quilt top
  • Options for appliqué or pieced center row
  • Pick-up or mail-order
  • Quarterly Sew-In day
  • $25 per month
  • $50 registration to cover first and last months of the club

Snow Friends Wool and Cotton block of the month

Snow Friends: A Wool and Cotton BOM
Hostess: Melonie Unger
Includes:

  • One snowman design for 6 months and a month for details and assembly
  • Detailed pattern
  • Fabric for quilt top includes wool and cotton
  • Options for appliqué or pieced center row
  • Pick-up or mail-order
  • $25 per month
  • $50 registration to cover first and last months of the club

Freedom Bound Block of the Month quilt

Freedom Bound BOM
Hostess: Rosanne Brown
Includes:

Store Hours

Monday–Saturday
10:00 am–5:00 pm
Sunday
12:00–4:00 PM

Open evenings during scheduled classes.

Closed On

April 16
May 14
May 28 & 29

Store Address

Calico Gals

3906 New Court Ave.
Syracuse, NY 13206

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Phone: 315-445-0617
Email: store@calicogals.com

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Mar
28
Tue
Lucky Penny Wool Club
Mar 28 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Small wool project
Hostess: Melonie Unger

Join the club that combines your love of wool appliqué and embroidery! This year, club members will join Melonie and work on wool UFO’s. In addition, new projects will be featured from two beautiful books: Christmas Gatherings and Savor The Seasons.

Lucky Penny Wool Club
Mar 28 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Small wool project
Hostess: Melonie Unger

Join the club that combines your love of wool appliqué and embroidery! This year, club members will join Melonie and work on wool UFO’s. In addition, new projects will be featured from two beautiful books: Christmas Gatherings and Savor The Seasons.

Apr
3
Mon
Begin at the Beginning
Apr 3 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Sewing notions including measuring rape, thread, rotary cutter

Instructor: Nina Dukette
3 Class sessions
Class 1: Monday, April 3
Class 2: Monday, April 10
Class 3: Tuesday, April 18
New to quilting? Or, just looking for a powerful refresher? Nina teaches the tips and techniques that you’ll need to begin your next project. In three sessions, become familiar with the basic steps of quilt construction, accurate rotary cutting, machine piecing, basting, machine quilting and binding while making a decorative table topper. Class includes discussion of fabric choice and preparation, threads, needles and much more.

Apr
6
Thu
Mel’s Minis: Double Bear Paw
Apr 6 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Quilt miniature in gold and brown

Instructor: Melonie Unger

If you have ever tried (or wanted to try) tiny piecing for quilt miniatures, this is the class for you. Learn Melonie’s tips and hints that make it easy. You will love how satisfying the precision can be. The finished quilt measures 12 1/2″ x 12 1/2″ and is just plain adorable!

Mel’s Minis: Double Bear Paw
Apr 6 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Quilt miniature in gold and brown

Instructor: Melonie Unger

If you have ever tried (or wanted to try) tiny piecing for quilt miniatures, this is the class for you. Learn Melonie’s tips and hints that make it easy. You will love how satisfying the precision can be. The finished quilt measures 12 1/2″ x 12 1/2″ and is just plain adorable!

Apr
10
Mon
Begin at the Beginning
Apr 10 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Sewing notions including measuring rape, thread, rotary cutter

Instructor: Nina Dukette
3 Class sessions
Class 1: Monday, April 3
Class 2: Monday, April 10
Class 3: Tuesday, April 18
New to quilting? Or, just looking for a powerful refresher? Nina teaches the tips and techniques that you’ll need to begin your next project. In three sessions, become familiar with the basic steps of quilt construction, accurate rotary cutting, machine piecing, basting, machine quilting and binding while making a decorative table topper. Class includes discussion of fabric choice and preparation, threads, needles and much more.

Apr
15
Sat
Fidget Quilt
Apr 15 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Image of fidget quilt with different items for fidgeting

Instructor: Candy Tucker

Fidget quilts are small lap quilts made to entertain or calm people of any age who suffer with dementia, autism, blindness, and sensory issues. And… they are even lots of fun for everyone else! Fidget quilts contain fun “feely” fabrics and small items to fiddle with. Create a fidget quilt personalized for the person for whom you are making it. Go home with lots of ideas for making more fidget quilts. Class fee includes pattern, an assortment of “fidget” items to attach to your quilt and a selection of textured fabrics. Bring your own textured fabrics to swap with the group!

Apr
18
Tue
Begin at the Beginning
Apr 18 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Sewing notions including measuring rape, thread, rotary cutter

Instructor: Nina Dukette
3 Class sessions
Class 1: Monday, April 3
Class 2: Monday, April 10
Class 3: Tuesday, April 18
New to quilting? Or, just looking for a powerful refresher? Nina teaches the tips and techniques that you’ll need to begin your next project. In three sessions, become familiar with the basic steps of quilt construction, accurate rotary cutting, machine piecing, basting, machine quilting and binding while making a decorative table topper. Class includes discussion of fabric choice and preparation, threads, needles and much more.

Apr
19
Wed
AccuQuilt GO Club
Apr 19 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Happy Janet with the Accuquilt Go at Calico Gals

Hostesses: Marcia Evans, Lynn Schatnz, and Peggy Bass
If you own a GO cutting system or would just like to try it, join the club and learn a new project each month. Learn about the different options and ideas, receive fabric bonuses and die discounts. Have fun with GO BOMs and GO swaps!

Apr
25
Tue
Lucky Penny Wool Club
Apr 25 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Small wool project
Hostess: Melonie Unger

Join the club that combines your love of wool appliqué and embroidery! This year, club members will join Melonie and work on wool UFO’s. In addition, new projects will be featured from two beautiful books: Christmas Gatherings and Savor The Seasons.